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The order of terror : the concentration camp

Author: Wolfgang Sofsky
Publisher: Princeton (New Yersey) ; Chichester : Princeton University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd printing, and 1st paperback printingView all editions and formats
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Looks at the concentration camp from the inside as a laboratory of cruelty and a system of absolute power built on extreme violence, starvation, "terror labor," and the business-like extermination of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Sofsky
ISBN: 069104354X 9780691043548 0691006857 9780691006857
OCLC Number: 447723532
Description: VIII, 356 str. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Tables and Figures 1Entry 2Absolute Power 3On the History of the Concentration Camps Pt. IISpace and Time 4Zones and Camp Plans 5Boundary and Gate 6The Block 7Camp Time 8Prisoner's Time Pt. IIISocial Structures 9The SS Personnel 10Classes and Classifications 11Self-Management and the Gradation of Power 12The Aristocracy 13Mass, Exchange, Dissociation Pt. IVWork 14Work and Slavery 15The Beneficiaries 16Work Situations Pt. VViolence and Death 17The Muselmann 18Epidemics 19Terror Punishment 20Violent Excesses 21Selection 22The Death Factory Epilogue Selected Glossary and Abbreviations Abbreviations Used in Notes and Bibliography Notes Bibliography
Other Titles: Order of terror: the concentration camp.
Responsibility: Wolfgang Sofsky ; translated by William Templer.

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